Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2013)
Plant based native therapy for skin problems in Aurangabad district (M.S.)
I.H.Zahid, A.S.Bawazir, Rafiuddin Naser*
An Ethnobotanical survey was carried out to collect information on the use of medicinal plants by the local and tribal people of some selected areas of Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state. A total of 26 plants have been recorded here which are used for curing 20 types of skin problems(Dermatological problems)S, such as boils, eruption, cuts, wounds, eczema, syphilis, urticaria etc. The data was collected by using questionnaire approach, group discussion and contact with traditional healers of the villages. The investigated plant taxa have been listed according to their uses in curing the diseases, along with botanical names, families, local names, parts used and routes of administration. Some noteworthy medicinal plants are Hydnocarpus pentandra, Murraya koenigii, Tagetes erecta, Withania somnifera, Sapindus trifoliatus, Rauwolfia serpentine, Centella asiatica, Eclipta alba etc.
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I.H.Zahid, A.S.Bawazir, Rafiuddin Naser*. Plant based native therapy for skin problems in Aurangabad district (M.S.). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;2(1):241-244.